«Ο Ε.Ο.Π.Ε. παραμένει πιστός στην υπηρεσία των Μελών του και στην παραγωγή έργου για την Επιστημονική Κοινότητα και την Κοινωνία»
Ο Πρόεδρος του ΕΟΠΕ είναι Πολιτικός Επιστήμονας με εξειδίκευση στις Πολιτικές και τα Οικονομικά της Υγείας.
Born in Maroussi, in the region of Attica, he grew up in Tragano and Amaliada, in Ilia, today’s Municipality of Ilida, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. He graduated from the 1st Elementary Lyceum of Amaliada.
The President of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists, Mr. Symeon Sidiropoulos, is a graduate of the Department of International and European Studies, Economics and Political Studies of the University of Macedonia (Economic and Social Sciences) with specialization in Politics and Diplomacy. In 2009-2010 he attended the Queen Mary Comparative Policy Program in London. He holds a Master degree upon the field of: “Environment and Health” of the Medical School of Athens. He is a PhD candidate in International Economics and Political Health at the University of Piraeus.
He has completed e-learning education programs including: Conflict Analysis at the United States Institute of Peace and Specialization Diploma in Education to Human Rights of the Dicastero della Pastorale Giovanile della Congregazione Salesiana.
He has specialized in the Public and Private Institutions and Institutions Counseling.
He is an Associate member of the International Academic Council for the United Nations and Scientific Associate of the Laboratory of Health Economics and Management of the University of Pireaus. He worked at the company “KANTOR Business Consultants A.E.”, and as a Consultant – Special Associate of the National Contact Point URBACT Greece – Cyprus. He has worked as a Special Adviser of the Municipality of Ilida and as a Scientific Associate in the Hellenic Parliament, and until now he has been working with Members of the Hellenic Parliament on the level of Political Communication and Assistance in parliamentary work. He worked as a Researcher and Scientific Associate in research projects at the T.I. of Athens (2010-2011). He was the director of the electronic news site www.leksis.net. An also registered member of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). He was a practitioner of the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the D1 General Directorate and the Office of the European Parliament.
He has fulfilled his military duties (2007-2008) with honorary mention by the Chief of General Staff of National Defense (SAE). In 2013, he successfully completed the Sea Land Border Security and Refugee / Arms / Dual Use Goods Control training of the MEPOTC (MPSOTC) Multinational Peace Support Training Center (UNHCR – NATO accredited center).
It was also active in non-scientific fields, such as volunteering during the Olympic Games in Athens 2004, while remaining an active volunteer. He is a member of the Pontic Youth Association of Attica.
In 2014, Mr. Sidiropoulos Symeon (Simos) in the municipal elections of the Region of Western Greece received more than 2,200 votes from the compatriots from Ilida, which ranked him in the 4th place of the ballot.
In 2008, Mr. Sidiropoulos founded the Scientific Association of Young Political Scientists, which he chaired until 2015 and elected in three successive electoral processes. In October 2015, in a special session of the Administrative Board. of HAPSc Youth he was honored as an Honorary President of HAPSc Youth, for his services and his dedication. From 2015, he is the President of the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists (HAPSc) and has been awarded the highest title of the Association, that of Optimum Member.
Κατά την προεδρία του κ. Συμεών Σιδηρόπουλου και υπό την άμεση οργάνωση και το συντονισμό του, ο ΕΟΠΕ:
- έγινε ο πρώτος και μοναδικός Οργανισμός Μέλος του United Nations Academic Impact.
- έλαβε Eιδικό συμβουλευτικό καθεστώς στο Οικονομικό και Κοινωνικό Συμβούλιο του Ο.Η.Ε. (ECOSOC).
- έγινε Μέλος στο Διεθνές Ακαδημαϊκό Συμβούλιο για τα Ηνωμένα Έθνη (Academic Council on the United Nations System).
- έγινε Μέλος και μοναδικός εκπρόσωπος της Ελλάδας στη Διεθνή Συμμαχία για την Ευθύνη Προστασίας (ICRtoP).
- έγινε Μέλος του Διεθνούς Δικτύου για τα Ανθρώπινα Δικαιώματα του Παιδιού (Child Rights Information Network – CRIN).
- έγινε συνεργάτης της διεθνούς διάσκεψης Εβδομάδα Ειρήνης στην Γενεύη, εντός Ο.Η.Ε. (Geneva Peace Week).
- και αναπτύχθηκε σε πλήρη και ολοκληρωμένη σύνθεση όπως τον γνωρίζουμε σήμερα, διοικητικά, οργανωτικά και επιχειρησιακά.
“My vision is the proper and effective representation of our colleagues, the upgrade of their role and the introduction of new standards of management and administration of Associations in line with international best practices. .HAPSc, the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists and its youth department continues to function seamlessly for the benefit of the general community and the scientific community. The produced scientific and social work of HAPSc and its continuous international recognitions serve as a basis for the Society and the Members of the Association and as a driving force for all of us who have been entrusted with the responsibility of their administration.”